Canada can court Big Tech while creating homegrown success stories

The Trudeau government appears to be downplaying the huge and growing market power of Big Tech while paying too little...

April 10th, 2019 David Crane

Facebook bans Canadian groups for violating hate policy

Facebook has banned a number of people and organizations from its sites for their extreme statements. “Individuals and organizations who...

April 9th, 2019 Howard Solomon

Zuckerberg calls for guidance from governments on defining what social media should ban

When the Internet was created freedom of speech advocates hailed it as a network that would liberate communications and ideas...

April 1st, 2019 Howard Solomon

How a Halifax cafe endured a Facebook page hi-jacking

Halifax's Humani-T Cafe had its Facebook page revived this week after a lengthy take-over of the site during which the...

March 29th, 2019 Howard Solomon

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Hashtag Trending – Facebook’s password flub; AT&T CEO gets robocalls; the downsides of remote working

Another embarrassing security incident at Facebook; the most ironic robocall ever received; Feeling lonely? Well if you’re remote working, you’re...

March 22nd, 2019 Brian Jackson

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Hashtag Trending – Facebook uses AI to stop revenge porn, millennials watch more Netflix than all other TV, Tesla Model Y

Facebook will use AI to prevent revenge porn, millennials are watching a ton of Netflix, and Tesla announces its new...

March 18th, 2019 Brian Jackson

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Hashtag Trending – Quantum chips in silicon; critique of Zuckerberg’s privacy essay; Mac vs. PC in 2019

Why quantum computers just got another research boost. Taking Mark Zuckerberg’s privacy essay to task. And a Youtube host explains...

March 12th, 2019 Brian Jackson

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Hashtag Trending – The Queen posts to Instagram; Facebook users abandon ship; Tim Apple

The Queen has posted to Instagram, Facebook users in the U.S. are abandoning ship - fast, and Tim Cook has...

March 8th, 2019 Alex Coop

It’s time for Canada to become more Canada-focused

In looking to build Canada’s future in the knowledge-based digital economy — a world of artificial intelligence, robotics, and 5G...

March 5th, 2019 David Crane